Gordon Stout

The Percussion Studio of

Gordon Stout

Retired Professor, Performance Studies
Faculty, School of Music

Suggested Sites

Classical Percussion

http://www.xs4all.nl/~marcz/index.html --This site contains information on all facets of music education.
http://www.marimba.org--Lists of links and other information about the world of marimbas
http://www.eli.wayne.edu/students/Newsletter96F2/gyile.html--A history of the xylophone.
http://www.thevibe.net--A resource for vibraphone needs.
http://www.geocities.com/Vienna/Strauss/4602/excerpt.htm--A list of orchestral excerpts for all percussion students compiled by one of our students

Timpani

http://linkup.orecity.k12.or.us/debby/timps.html--A brief history of the timpani.
http://www.laktaf.com/JJT/Johnhome.html--A page for the beginner/professional from John Tafoya, the principal timpanist for the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra.
http://members.home.com/datimp/--FAQ of the timpani by Dwight Thomas, the principal timpanist for the Omaha Symphony.

Ethnic Percussion

http://www.wesleyan.edu/~echarry/jembearticle/article.html--Includes a rhythm catalog from Larry Morris, drum set and hand drumming rhythms, building your own djembe, as well as background information, a bibliography, discography, and videography.
http://www.docs.uu.se/~bjornfot/drum/djembe.html--Contains notation, rhythms, and arrangements
http://www.dedrum.demon.co.uk/skinskin/skinning.htm--Step by step instructions for reskinning a djembe head.
http://www.drumcircle.org/--Links to drum circles that are categorized by state.

Latin Percussion

http://www.cam.org/~raybiss/rhythms/ --Latin patterns for cowbell, congas, drumset, and clave.

Drum Set

http://www.geocities.com/SunsetStrip/Stadium/1242/index.html--Basic information for the beginner, including tips on playing, buying, tuning, and more.
http://www.drumnetwork.com/--Has a chat room, sound clips, online lessons, and other links.
http://www.drumset.com/--This site hosts articles, chats, and sites of other drummers.
http://www.cactusjack.com--Here you will find transcriptions and solos of drummers from Gadd, Colaiuta, Elvin Jones, and others that can be downloaded as a sound file or sheet music.
http://www.drummersweb.com/--Aricles from drummers about all areas of percussion.
http://www.moderndrummer.com/

Miscellaneous

http://otto.cmr.fsu.edu/~davist/drumline/index.cgi--Lots of information for playing with or teaching a drumline.
http://www.tupelonet.com/wap/home.htm--Links for pages on drumset, marching percussion, and ethnic percussion.
http://www.pas.org--Just in case you couldn't guess...this is the PAS official website.


Manufacturers

http://www.yamaha.com/DRUM.htm
http://www.premier-percussion.com/
http://www.premier-percussion.com/
http://www.ludwig-drums.com/
http://www.ioi.co.uk/music/linwood.htm
http://www.blackswamp.com/
http://www.tiac.net/users/grover/
http://www.balter.com/
http://www.LJPercussion.com/
http://www.lpmusic.com/
http://www.rhythmtech.com/
http://www.kamanmusic.com/toca/
http://wwwlgretsch.com/
http://www.zildjian.com/
http://www.remousa.com/
http://www.lonestarpercussion.com/
http://www.vicfirth.com/

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